The City of Edmonton values the safety and security of visitors and staff, and the protection of personal and public property at City facilities. City staff, corporate security and the Edmonton Police Service work together to prevent, monitor and react to any potential risks. Please do your part by showing respect for people and property at City facilities, and reporting any suspicious persons or activities to staff immediately.

Any person who commits a contravention will be asked to leave and may have privileges suspended from City-operated facilities and property.

What is a Contravention?

A contravention is an action or behaviour by a patron that:

  1. Violates a City of Edmonton rule, guideline or safety protocol
  2. Interferes with other patrons' ability to enjoy the use of City facilities
  3. Interferes with City staff’s ability to perform their duties 
  4. Constitutes an illegal activity

See Examples

Typical Contravention Responses

  Type of Response Length of Measure/Ban Authority
Level A Employee may inform you that the behaviour is not allowed and request that you either stop the behavior or leave. 1 day any employee
Level B Employee may revoke your facility, program, or service access and/or cease formal communications with you for a temporary period. 90 days Director, management, supervisor or designate

Level C

(Illegal Activities)

Employee may revoke your facility, program, or service access and/or cease formal communications with you for a temporary period. 1 or 2 years (depending on the severity and impacts of the contravention committed) Branch Manager